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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 12:03:08 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Natanael Copa <>
Cc: Wolf <>,
Subject: Re: Proposal to match behaviour of gethostbyname to glibc

On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 10:31:10AM +0200, Natanael Copa wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Mar 2020 00:43:04 +0100
> Wolf <> wrote:
> > On 2020-03-13 18:16:49 -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> >  
> > > Do you know if there's widespread match for this behavior across other
> > > systems too?  
> > 
> > Windows use the glibc behaviour, other than that I do not have systems
> > to test this on.
> I tested on openbsd, feebsd and netbsd and they all use the glibc behavior.

Thanks. I think I'll go forward with applying this then. I have to
cleanup my working tree -- presently have a branch for merging x86
math patches which should also go upstream now, and I've not been
attending to it due to focus on mallocng (still in separate tree, to
be integrated with musl next) instead.


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